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Sunday February 16, 2014 presented by:  {module 263}

Middle Tennessee: Per source, Murray State student assistant (and former quarterback) Casey Brockman is joining the Middle Tennessee staff as an offensive grad assistant. 

Saginaw Valley State (D-II - MI): Sources tell us that Jahmal Brown, who spent the last three seasons as a grad assistant at Bowling Green, has joined the SVSU staff.

Moorpark College (CC - CA): Moorpark is seeking a part time defensive backs coach. The position pay ranges around $12,000 per season. Must be willing to coach position and recruit during off season. Must be able to commute to campus and must have at least 3 years of coaching experience and a college degree. Email Defensive Coordinator, Mike Stuart your resume at . No phone calls please.

Waldorf College (IA): Waldorf is no longer accepting resumes for the grad assistant position. 

Georgia: Mark Richt's son, Jon, is joining the staff as a volunteer quality control coach. Jon played at Mars Hill College (D-II - NC).

Wayne State (D-II - MI): Alex Bailey will join the staff as receivers coach per source. Bailey served as passing game coordinator at Valparaiso this past season. 

Wagner College (FCS - NY): Per source, Marcus Edwards, who spent the past two seasons at Bowling Green as a graduate assistant, will join the staff at Wagner. 

Southern Miss: Per source, former Cincinnati and Alcorn State staff member Eddie Hicks is returning to his alma mater as a defensive grad assistant. 

Saturday February 15, 2014 presented by:  {module 263}

Cincinnati: Kenyon Blue, who served as a grad assistant at Washington this past season, is joining the Cincinnati staff working with the corners. 

Sam Houston State: Per sources, Arizona State grad assistant on-campus recruiting coordinator Dan Lanning will join the Sam Houston State staff coaching the defensive backs. 

Cleveland Browns: Davidson offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur has accepted a position on the Browns staff the team announced Friday morning

West Alabama: Per source, former Citadel offensive coordinator Bob Bodine will join the staff as offensive coordinator / offensive line. 

Georgia Southern: Sources tell us that Victor Cabral will rejoin the staff.

LA Pierce College (CC - CA): Sources tell us that linebackers coach / special teams coordinator Bill Coan has been hired as the new head coach at Arleta HS (CA).

Bucknell (FCS - PA): Bucknell University will have an entry level position available. The position will coach WRs, and have a geographic recruiting responsibility. The position will pay a generous stipend. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to head coach Joe Susan at .

Army: Jaybo Shaw, who spent last season as an offensive grad assistant at Georgia Southern, is now working in an offensive quality control role at Army.

Friday February 14, 2014 presented by:  {module 178}

Georgia: Inside linebackers coach/defensive special teams coordinator Mike Ekeler will earn $250,000 in 2014 according to the Athens Banner-Herald. That ranks third among Georgia's defensive coaches, behind defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt ($850,000) and defensive line/will linebacker coach Tracy Rocker ($300,000) but ahead of sam linebacker/star nickel coach Kevin Sherrer ($200,000). 

Cincinnati: More than a month after we first reported it, Cincinnati has officially announced the promotion of Marc Nudelberg to tight ends coach and special teams coordinator. 

NFL: Roger Goodell was paid $35 million in fiscal 2013 and earned another $9 million in deferred compensation. That's $44 million folks. That's a nice year.

Pitt: Former Cleveland Browns running backs coach John Settle has been named running backs coach for Pitt, and head coach Paul Chryst has announced that he will coach the quarterbacks as Brooks Bollinger (who coached the QBs last year) has resigned to pursue "non-coaching opportunities". The receivers job remains unfilled at this time. 

Rice: David Bailiff has agreed to a new five year agreement with Rice the University has announced.

Feather River (CC - CA): Head coach JD Johnson has announced his resignation, effective at the end of April. Offensive coordinator Josh White and defensive coordinator Mike Haydon will stay on board until a new head coach is named.

Purdue: Taver Johnson's title will be defensive backs coach with the Boilermakers.

UAB: Jody Wright (assistant head coach / running backs) and Daric Riley (outside linebackers and special teams coordinator) have been announced as new additions to Bill Clark's staff. Both worked under Clark at Jacksonville State.

Ohio: Frank Solich has now officially announced the additions of Scott Isphording as co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach, and Dave Johnson as offensive line coach.

Highland CC (KS): Highland community College in Highland, Kansas, a member of the Kansas Jayhawk Conference, has an immediate opening for a defensive line coach. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, computer and Hudl proficiency, and prior coaching or playing experience at the college level. This is a full-time position with benefits. For confidential consideration, please request an application packet from HCC Human Resources, .

UT-Martin (FCS): Sources tell us that Justin Rascati, former quarterback coach at Weber State, has joined the UT-Martin staff and will coach the running backs.

McKendree (D-II - IL): Former Wyoming assistant Matt Rahl has joined the staff as offensive line coach and special teams coordinator. 

Hamilton College (D-III - NY): Hamilton College is conducting a search for a new head coach. Andrew Cohen will not return as head coach. 

Highland CC (KS): Highland Community College in Highland, Kansas, a member of the Kansas Jayhawk Conference, has an immediate opening for a part-time wide receivers coach. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, computer and Hudle proficiency, and prior coaching or playing experience at the college level. This is a part-time position with no benefits but would include on-campus housing. For confidential consideration, please request an application packet from HCC Human Resources, .

Pitt: Paul Chryst has shuffled the duties of his defensive staff. New hire Troy Douglass will oversee the secondary with defensive grad assistant Hank Poteat, Matt House will move from safeties to inside linebackers, Chris Haering will now serve as the special teams coordinator and coach the outside linebackers, and John Palermo will coach the defensive ends.

Oklahoma State: Mike Gundy has announced the hiring of Bob Connelly as offensive line coach. Connelly has coached offensive line at Texas A&M Commerce, Cisco Junior College, Cal State Northridge, San Jose State, Washington State, Alabama, UCLA, UTEP and Arizona State. Just days ago Connelly had joined the Georgia Southern staff. He spent the 2013 season at Gilbert (AZ) High School. 

Army: FAU defensive coordinator Jovan DeWitt will join the Army staff, per sources.

FAU: Sources tell us that co-defensive coordinator / defensive line coach Roc Bellantoni will be promoted to defensive coordinator.

Green Bay Packers: David Raih has joined the Packers staff as an offensive coaching assistant, according to Tom Dienhart. Raih most recently coached the outside receivers at Texas Tech for the Holiday Bowl and served as the director of high school relations prior to that.

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Dallas Cowboys: Middle Tennessee offensive grad assistant Turner West has accepted a defensive assistant position working with the linebackers, per sources.

Augustana (D-II - SD): Augustana College, located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is seeking applicants for an offensive graduate assistant and a defensive graduate assistant (secondary experience preferred). Compensation includes tuition, monthly stipend, and a meal plan. Housing is not a part of package. This is a great opportunity for a young coach to obtain a master’s degree from one of the top academic institutions in the Midwest. Minorities are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send letter of interest, resume, and references to .

Thursday February 13, 2014 presented by:  {module 212}

Arkansas: Director of recruiting Chris Hauser is leaving the staff according to Hawgs247.

Oregon State: Offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh announced on Twitter he will stay at Oregon State. 

Texas Tech: Kliff Kingsbury has promoted Eric Morris to offensive coordinator/wide receivers coach, according to Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. A co-offensive coordinator last season, Morris will now oversee all four receiver spots. Kingsbury will remain Tech's primary play caller. 

Toronto Argonauts (CFL): Head coach Scott Milanovich has announced his coaching staff - Marcus Brady (offensive coordinator), Tim Burke (defensive coordinator), Jim Daley (special teams coordinator), Jason Maas (wide receivers coach), Pat Perles (offensive line coach), Anthony Ierullo (running backs coach/video coordinator), Eddie Brown (defensive/special teams assistant), Casey Creehan (linebackers coach) and Will Plemons (defensive line coach). 

Dallas Cowboys: Offensive assistant/quality control Keith O'Quinn is expected to be promoted to assistant special teams coach according to Nick Eatman of DallasCowboys.com. 

New England Patriots: The Patriots are close to hiring former Cleveland Browns general manager Michael Lombardi according to the Boston Globe. 

Central Florida: Offensive line coach Brent Key has been promoted to assistant head coach of the offense. 

FAU: Per source, Cal defensive quality control Terrance Jamison is joining the FAU staff. We're told Jamison will coach the defensive line. Will update.

Wisconsin-River Falls (D-III): UW-River Falls is looking for a local part time assistant football coach on offense or defense. Compensation will be discussed on an individual basis as part of the hiring process. River Falls, WI is located just east of the Twin City metro area. Please send your resume and references via email to Head Football Coach Matt Walker at No phone calls please

Chattanooga: Per sources, Murray State running backs coach Sean Dawkins will be the new running backs coach at Chattanooga. 

Anderson University (D-III - IN): Toby Buck has joined the staff as an assistant coach. Buck served as the Ravens defensive coordinator back in 2007 and has also coached at the high school level in recent years.

Centre College (D-III - KY): Centre College in Danville, KY, is accepting applications for a part time position on offense. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree, familiarity with the HUDL Editing system, and proficiency in Microsoft Office. The position will pay a stipend of $3,000.00 plus housing, and meals. Please email resume to . No phone calls please.

Arkansas State: Blake Anderson has announced the addition of Dan Dodd to his staff to coach the tight ends and serve as recruiting coordinator. Dodd has previously coached at Tulane, New Mexico, TCU, and Utah State as well as the FCS and high school level.

Ventura College (JC - CA): VC is seeking walk on coaches for defense and offense. These positions pay ranges from $1500-$5000 per season. Must be willing to coach position and recruit during off season. Must be able to commute to campus, No Housing, No Benefits. Email Coach Mooshagian your resume at . No phone calls please.

Nicholls State (FCS - LA): Defensive coordinator Jeremy Atwell has accepted the head coaching job at Vandebilt HS (LA).

Grand Valley State (D-II - MI): Head coach Matt Mitchell has handed the defensive coordinator title off to two coaches, but will still call the plays on game day. As we reported yesterday, St. Cloud State assistant Jim Louis will be one co-defensive coordinator, and secondary coach Nick Postma will be the other co-defensive coordinator. Also, Matt Yoches will move from defensive line to running backs, Matt Vitzthum has moved from running backs to receivers, and Jack Ginn will coach the receivers after previously handing the quarterbacks.

Grambling: Longtime Southern University assistant Terrence Graves is the new linebackers coach / special teams coordinator at Grambling. Graves had been the assistant head coach / linebackers coach at Mississippi Valley State since 2010, eventually taking over as the interim head coach until Rick Comegy was hired last month.

USC: Kyle DeVan, who worked as a grad assistant last season at Oregon State coaching the tight ends, has accepted a similar position at USC, according to a report from the Oregonian.

Wyoming: Per source, St. Joseph's College (D-II - IN) receivers / tight ends coach Shane LaDage will join the Wyoming staff coaching the tight ends (restricted earnings). 

Minnesota: Golden Gopher administration and head coach Jerry Kill are working on a new contract, and an announcement should be made soon. Kill is making $1.2 million annually right now (not including bonuses), which is lowest among Big Ten coaches.

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Jacksonville University (FCS - FL): Jacksonville University is looking for games for the 2014 season. Dates are Sept. 6th and Oct. 25th. Home or away all scenarios will be considered. Contact is defensive coordinator Jerry Odom at  if interested.

Wednesday February 12, 2014 presented by:  {module 192}

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West Virginia: Tony Gibson is the new defensive coordinator. Per sources, several strong defensive line candidates have interviewed for that position. 

Grand Valley State (D-II - MI): St. Cloud State (Minn.) defensive coordinator Jim Louis is leaving to become the co-defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Grand Valley State according to Andy Rennecke of the St. Cloud Times.

Chicago Bears: The Bears have promoted Pat Meyer to offensive line coach. Meyer was the assistant offensive line coach last season, while offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer also handled offensive line duties. 

Sacramento State (FCS): Sacramento State has hired Solomona Tapasa as defensive line coach according to the State Hornet. The hiring completes the coaching staff. 

Wagner (FCS - NY): Per source, Milford Academy (NY) offensive coordinator Stefon Wheeler will join the staff as an assistant. 

Purdue: Word is getting out now that Arkansas corners coach Taver Johnson will join the Purdue staff as defensive backs. Has been in the works for a while. Scout and 247 are reporting the move as well. 

Arkansas Pine Bluff (FCS): Per source, Missouri Southern State (D-II) defensive backs coach Byron Anderson will join the UAPB staff as linebackers coach. 

Central Connecticut State: Former co-defensive coordinator Tommy Buzzo has accepted the head coaching position at Brooke Point HS (VA). 

Texas: Mack Brown will receive a $2.75 million buyout in four installments and a $500,000 salary as a special assistant to the president. 

Alabama: As expected, Alabama has now officially announced that Kevin Steele will now coach the linebackers and Kirby Smart will move to back to coaching the secondary.

Syracuse: Per source, Widener (D-III - PA) head coach Bobby Acosta will be the new tight ends coach at Syracuse. This makes two D-III head coaches set to join the Syracuse staff in two days (we told you last night that Elmhurst head coach Joe Adam would be the new offensive line coach). 

Virginia Union (D-II): Mark James has completed his inaugural coaching staff as follows; Mike Fanoga (DC), Toriano Morgan (passing game coordinator), Aaron Taylor (RBs), Wes Murphy (OL / recruiting coordinator), Josef Harrison (DL), Andre LeBlanc (DBs), Trumaine Watson (S&C), Stephen Valasquez (kickers), Bernard Rucker (special assistant).

Lane College (D-II - TN): Lane College is looking for a home game on October 18, 2014. Seeking a Division II, Division III or NAIA opponent. If interested, please contact Head Coach Malik Hoskins at or 731-426-7569.

Delaware: Bryan Bossard has joined the staff at his alma mater and will coach the receivers. Bossard spent the past four seasons as the offensive coordinator / WR coach at Bucknell. Also announced today was that Brian Ginn, who coached the receivers last year, has been promoted to quarterbacks coach.

South Alabama: Joey Jones has now officially announced the addition of Tim Bowens as receivers coach. Bowens spent the past two seasons at Samford working with the receivers.

Carleton College (D-III - MN): Sources tell us that Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN) offensive line coach Michael McHugh has accepted the offensive coordinator / quarterbacks job at Carleton College.

Belhaven (NAIA - MS): Bobby Blizzard, who spent the past two seasons at McMurry (D-III - TX) as the receivers coach, will join Hal Mumme's staff at Belhaven as the offensive coordinator sources tell FootballScoop. Per source, McMurry linebackers coach Josh Creech will also join the Belhaven staff as defensive coordinator / assistant head coach. 

Wagner (FCS - NY): Sources tell us that San Jose State offensive assistant Tui Peleti and former Michigan State offensive lineman Stefon Wheeler have been added to the staff as graduate assistants.

Kentucky: Northwestern State (FCS - LA) grad assistant Dennis Johnson has accepted a defensive grad assistant job at Kentucky, per sources.

Concordia (D-II - St. Paul, MN): Concordia University, St. Paul is seeking candidates offensive coordinator coaching  the offensive line. QUALIFICATIONS / Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, Masters degree, coaching experience at the collegiate or professional level; Preferably experience in Coordinating. Financing for A 12 month full time position will be discussed upon interviews along with all possible benefits. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a cover letter, references and resume to Concordia University, St. Paul Head Football Coach Ryan Williams at http://info.csp.edu/employment/ and complete the online process for full consideration.

San Bernardino (JC - CA): San Bernardino Valley College is seeking an offensive line Coach. This position pays from $4200-$5000 per season (No housing or Benefits). Must be willing to coach position and recruit during off season. Must be able to commute to campus. Email Coach Emerson a coaching resume . If you are from out of state, please provide a plan for making this work on the provided stipend.

St. Louis Rams: Just to close the loop, the franchise has now officially announced the addition of Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator.

LSU: Mike Haywood is interviewing today at LSU per Glenn Guilbeau. 

Tulane: Co-defensive coordinator Jon Sumrall is moving from defensive line to linebackers and defensive grad assistant Kwahn Drake is being promoted to defensive line coach per Ed Daniels and we have confirmed as well. 

Denver Broncos: John Elway has received a three-year contract extension through 2017 and added general manager to his executive vice president title. 

Oklahoma Panhandle State (D-II): Oklahoma Panhandle State University is seeking a full time receivers coach. The position begins March 1st and will come with a $1,000 per month salary along with an on-campus housing stipend. Playing and/or coaching the receiver position at the collegiate level is preferred. If you are interested please email Coach Peters at . No phone calls.

St. Vincent (D-III - PA): Sources tell us that Ron Dolciato has added former North Park University (D-III - IL) offensive coordinator / offensive line coach Andrew Hoffman in the same role at St. Vincent. We also hear that John Carroll (D-III - OH) offensive line / tight ends grad assistant Phil Bokovitz will join the staff as linebackers coach / special teams coordinator.

WPI (D-III - MA): Greg Skjold, who spent last season as the tight ends / assistant offensive line coach, has been promoted to offensive line coach.

New Mexico Highlands (D-II): Sources tell us New Mexico Highlands offensive coordinator Stephen Parker has accepted the offensive coordinator job with the Munich Cowboys in German Football League. UPDATE>> New Mexico Highlands is not accepting any resumes at this time.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Dan Shamash has been hired as a defensive quality control coach. Shamash spent the past two seasons with the Tampa Bay Bucs, one as a coaching assistant, and one as a quality control assistant to the head coach.

St. Vincent (D-III - PA): Saint Vincent College is seeking a full-time defensive coordinator. Secondary experience preferred. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, collegiate playing experience or coaching experience, excellent communication and leadership skills. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to  if interested.

Louisiana Tech: Former Arkansas State safeties coach Blake Baker has been hired to coach the safeties at LA Tech. Baker has gone with Bryan Harsin to Boise State to serve as director of player personnel but is rerouting to Louisiana instead. 

Rutgers: Former Scarlet Knights quarterback Mike Teel has joined the staff as an offensive grad assistant working with the quarterbacks.

Vanderbilt: The school has now officially announced the hirings of Marc Lubick (wide receivers) and Brett Maxie (defensive backs). 

Toledo: Derek Sage has now officially been announced as wide receivers coach. 

WPI (D-III - MA): WPI has an immediate opening for an internship position coaching linebackers. The position will include coaching a position, recruiting duties, video responsibilities, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach and Defensive Coordinator. The position begins immediately and the compensation for the spring (March-May) will be $3,000 plus housing off-campus. Playing and coaching at the linebacker position is recommended. A Bachelor’s Degree is required, there are no graduate classes offered at WPI. No phone calls. Email a resume, cover letter, and list of references to  if interested.

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Utah: As we told you yesterday, Taylor Stubblefield is joining the staff as the receivers coach, and Aaron Roderick (who has coached the receivers at Utah since 2005) will move to quarterbacks, per source. UPDATE >>Utah has confirmed both moves, and announced that Kyle Whittingham plans to coordinate the special teams next season.

Coffeyville CC (KS): Sources tell us that James Grinde has joined the staff and will work as a defensive assistant while also assisting with the punters, snappers, and kickers. 

Chicago Bears: The organization has hired renowned Taekwondo instructor Joe Kim as a "skill development coach", according to ESPNChicago. Most recently, Kim has worked as a pass rush consultant with the Kansas City Chiefs (2010-2012). 

Shorter University (D-II - GA): Julius Dixon and Blake DeBartola have been announced as new members of the full time staff. Dixon, who will serve as defensive coordinator, is a former longtime assistant with Furman where he coached the defensive line and defensive backs, and DeBartola will coach the offensive line after serving as the offensive grad assistant last season.

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